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Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University

1120 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
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Ranked #4 of 31 hotels in Tuscaloosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Holiday Inn Express in Tuscaloosa is the best place to stay! Friendly, clean, close to restaurants and shopping. Perfect for game days. The trolley to the stadium is right across the stadium. They always host a wonderful reception on the Friday nights before Alabama games.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here while moving our son into the University of Alabama. The hotel is close to campus and shopping. Super friendly staff and the hotel was very clean. The breakfast offered many healthy food choices which are sometimes hard to find. Given the close proximity to the school, shopping and restaurants we will make this our hotel of choice... More

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Bronston, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was everything I expected from Holiday Inn, great room, great service, I love to stay at these hotels, the font desk staff were very friendly and the breakfast was good, bacon, eggs, omelets, biscuits and gravy and many more items, just about everything that most people could want in a breakfast. This is my second time staying there... More

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I appreciate the comments and I am glad that the hotel met your expectations during your stay. We look forward to your returning to Tuscaloosa in the near future, and seeing you at the hotel! More

Huntsville, Alabama
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Holiday Inn Express in Tuscaloosa is like any other moderately priced hotel. It’s a cookie-cutter experience that you can find anywhere. Although you go in without very high expectations, you do expect to be treated with a certain level of respect and professionalism from the hotel staff. Unfortunately, no one told Kelly at the front desk about this. From... More

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

I regret that you are dissatisfied with your stay here at the Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa. I have discussed your concerns with Ms. Breaux and understand. I am sorry for any inconvenience you may have encountered while staying with us. It is my goal to provide superior service and accommodations and your comments are important to me. The comments I... More

Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Holiday Inn on a recent trip to the UofA campus. While the property is not "right next door" it was a short drive away so I would definitely recommend it for a campus visit. We were there for only a day so we really didn't take advantage of all the hotel amenities but from appearances they... More

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We hope you will return to stay with us in the future! More

Mandeville Louisiana
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155 reviews 155 reviews
25 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the nicest Holiday Inn properties we have ever stayed at. The room was huge & clean & the bathroom unbelievably clean. The bed was probably the most comfortable bed we slept in on a trip in a long while. Check-in even though late was very efficient & the desk clerk couldn't have been nicer. Breakfast the... More

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and staying with us. I am glad that your breakfast experience exceeded your expectations and that my staff was doing such a great job! More

Nashville, TN
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We have stayed here 3 years in a row. It has always been a great place but the rooms are starting to show age and we know this because we've had the same room two years in a row. This year I noticed bath tub was looking rough and things are falling apart. Room is still comfy, with coffee maker,... More

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I am sorry that my staff was not more respectful while you were at breakfast and I will address this in our meetings. Our hotel is nearing 10 years of operation and we are very excited to get significant renovations under way this winter. From top to bottom, every guest room and all the public... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We decided to keep driving after the nearest Holiday inn Express reviews were not so great. We drove an extra hour to get here and it was well worth it. A perfect room, meticulously clean, everything in the room is brand new. The bed was the most comfortable bed ever. The breakfast was delicious. They had everything from freshly baked... More

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We work hard to maintain our property and offer our guests amenities that will ensure a valued stay with us. We hope to see you again in the future! More

Chicago, IL
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stopped here when we visited UA with my son. Hotel is in a great location. Near the university, shopping, and restaurants. Rooms were clean and kept up nicely. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Since our first stay my son has enrolled at UA and we hope to make many more visits to this hotel over the next four... More

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

We hope that our hotel will be your new home away from home for the next four years when you come to Tuscaloosa to visit your son at the University of Alabama. If you have any questions about the area, things to do while you are here, please drop by the Front Desk and we can help you with what... More

Savannah, Georgia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Stopped there in route from Dallas, Texas to Georgia. The morning buffet was excellent. Of staying in 3 other hotels throughout the travel, this hotel was tops with their buffet. I also was able to take a quick tour of the University of Alabama's campus. It's located about 5-10 minutes for this hotel. Across the street form the hotel was... More

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lizobradovich, Owner at Holiday Inn Express Tuscaloosa-University, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest. I know that traveling for long hours on the interstate can be hard, and our hotel is about 2 miles from the exit, but the distance provides us with a safe and central location to most everything in Tuscaloosa. It is nice to know that you took some time to visit the University of... More

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Address: 1120 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
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Location: United States > Alabama > Tuscaloosa
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#2 Family Hotel in Tuscaloosa #3 Best Value Hotel in Tuscaloosa #11 Business Hotel in Tuscaloosa
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The award winning Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Tuscaloosa-University is a 4 story hotel offering 109 rooms with 20 suites, which are beautifully appointed to provide you with a comfortable relaxing stay away from home. Every room has interior access and is equipped with its own micro fridge, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron, ironing board, desk and data port with high-speed Internet access, and voice mail. For your convenience, wireless Internet access is provided in all guest rooms and public areas. Complimentary Continental Breakfast is provided daily with extended hours on the weekends. An on site fitness room and out-door pool are provided for your convenience. A valet laundry and dry cleaning service is provided weekdays. From Interstate 59/ 20, take exit 73, which is McFarland Blvd. And Hwy. 82. Turn West at the light at the end of the ramp. Go 2 miles and at the intersection with 15th Street turn right on Veteran s Memorial Parkway/15th Street East. The hotel is across from University Mall. From Hwy. 82, West bound, once you pass I 59/ 20, go 2 miles and at the intersection with 15th Street turn right on Veteran s Memorial Parkway/15th Street East. The hotel is across from University Mall on the left. From Hwy. 82, East bound, go 0.5 Miles past University Blvd. Exit, turn left at light on 15th St. ... more   less 
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